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Recent Researches on the Tribes of Central India (In 2 Volumes)

 
Byomakesh Tripathy (Editor) Basanta Kumar Mohanta (Editor)
Synopsis

India is the home to large number of indigenous people, who are still untouched by the lifestyle of the modern world. With more than 84.4 million, India has the largest population of the tribal people in the world. Each tribe has its own identity and culture which varies greatly from each other. The tribes have their distinct socio-economic, cultural, political and religious institutions which are important part and parcel of cultural heritage of India. They have contributed immensely towards the history and culture of India. At present there do approximately six hundred and ninety seven tribes inhabit in different parts of India. More than half of the Indian tribal population is concentrated in the states of Central India which consists of plateaus and mountainous belt between Indo-gangrtic plain to the north and roughly to the Krishna River to the south. The present book 'Recent Researches on the Tribes of Central India' (in 2 Volumes) contains 43 articles ranging the various aspects of life and culture of the tribes of central India which includes economy and livelihood, ethnohistory, religion and rituals, education, language and literature, ethnography, culture, ethnomedicine, art and craft, tourism, violent, conflicts, conservation and protection of tribal cultural heritage, change and development etc. Since, the subject matter of the study covers the multiple disciplines; it would be helpful for the teachers, scholars of anthropology, sociology, history, political science, economics, folklore studies, religion studies, tribal and fine arts, museology, ethnology, ethnomedicine, tribal studies, regional studies etc. as well as administrators, planner and people having interest in these areas.

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About the author

Byomakesh Tripathy

Dr. Byomakesh Tripathy, Reader and currently Head of the Department of History of Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, is an erudite scholar and specializes in Ancient Indian History and Culture and the History of North-East India. He is a member of several academic organizations. Dr. Tripathy has two books to his credit and has contributed more than forty research papers in different research journals and edited volumes.

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Bibliographic information

Title Recent Researches on the Tribes of Central India (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.02.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher Aayu Publications
Language: English
isbn 9385161180, 9789385161186
length Illustrations; Colour; Maps; 25cm.